Posts Tagged ‘Invention’

Type A Cocktail

Friday, June 1st, 2012

A hydraulic typewriter that converts words into cocktails. Found at YouTube from morskoiboy.

Heat-Seeking Nerf Machine Gun

Monday, September 27th, 2010

Make held a weird gadget contest, and Rick Prescott’s modified Nerf Vulcan EBF-25TM machine gun came in first place. It uses heat sensors to track the movement of warm-bodied intruders and fire at them. Found at Flickr from rickpres22 via Neatorama.

Three Pendulum Rotary Harmonograph

Friday, September 10th, 2010

Karl Sims recently published a wonderful step-by-step how-to guide for building one of these impressive gadgets. Once built, the device will provide you with endless hours of fun and experimentation with geometric designs and colors. Found at YouTube from ksims42 via Holy Kaw! via Karl Sims.

Penny-Shooting Business Card

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

From the Utterly Useless Invention Department: A business card that shoots pennies. Found at YouTube from clide8 via Julio Ojeda-Zapata.

Useless Invention: Walking Table

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Recorded at at Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven, Netherlands. Found at YouTube from sabahaider.